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Apr 3, 2013 9:00pm PDT
about the failed obama economy as the number of your fell he low americans living in poverty has now spiked to levels not seen in half a century. according to the u.s. census bureau, nearly 50 million americans are living in poverty, one in six living below the poverty line and all of it thanks to the reckless policies of president barack obama. the u.s. has not seen the numbers since the 1960's. now, that's not all. the report also points out that 20% of the country's children, that's our kids, they're living in poverty. which of course is an utter disgrace. now, unfortunately, the numbers match up because since obama took office the number of people on food stamps has increased by a whooping 48% and even more frightening, the most recent data reveals that more than 47 million people in this country, 47 million, they now need food stamp assistance. and now to put this in perspective, the number of americans on food stamps, that exceeds the entire population of spain and nearly half of all the participants in the program are children. that's 20 million kids, to be exact. now, it
FOX News
Apr 2, 2013 3:00pm PDT
walters last night. and tonight kilmeade. >> >> bret: is obama care falling apart before it ever begins? this is "special report." >> good evening. i'm bret baier, the diagnosis is not encouraging tonight for the president's healthcare reform law on several fronts. we told you last month democrats have joined republicans in opposition to one of the law's revenue producers. this week we learned that a key feature for small businesses is way off schedule. chief national correspondent jim angle has the story. >> parts of obama care starting to fray even before full implementation. the administration says special exchanges dined to designed to make it easier for small businesses will be delayed until 2015. >> a huge portion of the sell job when they passed the law in 2010, there was many -- there were many senators, members of congress saying i'm doing this because it's going to help small businesses. >> since insurance is more expensive for small businesses analysts fear many my stop trying and go on the insurance. >> people leaving employment based insurance and coming into the ind
Apr 6, 2013 12:30am PDT
>>> a demonstration against the keystone pipeline greeted president obama on the visit to the bay area. >>> meanwhile, an upstart will challenge mike honda for his seat. the pilot who steered a tanker into the bay bridge earlier this year, now faces losing his license and more concerns about how to fix the faulty bolts on the eastern span. >>> a lot riding on tesla motors. the company posts a profit for the first time. what does this mean for the electric car market? >>> plus, san francisco native danny glover on the film, "the house i live in" on the war on drugs in the country. >> it is not a war on drugs, but a war on people. >> coming up next. captioning by vitac, underwritten by fireman's fund >>> good evening. welcome to "this week in northern california." one year ago this week, the shootings in oakland took seven lives. today, the national debate of how to stem gun violence continues. california already has some of the toughest gun laws in the country. berkeley assembly member's bill to regulate purchases cleared a committee this week, but requires full approval by the ass
FOX News
Apr 1, 2013 6:00pm PDT
obama's new pastor? ♪ da, da, da ♪ >> while leo is thinking about it. let me mention the litany of horrors, of left wing speakers that had the opportunity from bill ayers who is a trustee at northwestern university to victimed cop killer, abu-jamal who was a keynote speaker at an institution. come on, the hypocrisy is outrageous and leo, for you, an attorney, to be-- >> why do you calls take sean's view, why are you apologies for sean sean hannity and fox news. >> air not on any other program. >> leo. >> sean: all right. wait a minute. . >> why aren't you on any other program. >> sean: wait a minute, hang on. now let me go to the next-- >> you are only on one network and fox news and sean hannity's program. >> sean: cut the mics for a second. now i'm going to another point. let's go to the race baiting dog whistles over at nbc news and look at a segment about wal-mart. wal-mart is one of the biggest providers of jobs and opportunity for people around the country and now listen to how that's portrayed on nbc news in this case without brian williams. >> it's sort of like all i could think ab
Apr 3, 2013 5:30pm PDT
. >> as we've been checking in with our reporters at the various locations where president obama is expected to go, we also know that there are protesters who are going to be outside those fund-raisers. some people are upset about the possibility of having the keystone pipeline approved. of course, they want to apply pressure on president obama to reject that controversial project. >> not exactly sure here who is going to greet the president when he departs air force one. we're gonna keep an eye on this and we'll come back, hopefully as soon as the president is departing air force one, which should be just a couple of minutes from now. >>> korean auto makers hyundai and kia are recalling nearly two million vehicles is. 1.7 million through 2007 through 2011 model years have a problem with the brake light switch. another 200,000 are hyundai elans. they could have an air bag problem. >>> berkeley police hope a surveillance photo can help in their search for an armed robbery suspect. police say this man is suspected of robbing another man at gunpoint last month. he demanded the victim's
Apr 5, 2013 7:30pm PDT
. president obama told both these groups, boy, we want to have nancy pelosi back as speaker of the house. i know you have an agenda for me. climate control. you want me to do that, give nancy the seat back. in some cases, they paid $42,000 to dine with the president. he is always a star, but he also got a lot of pressure from the left. the keystone xl pipeline is a big deal to environmentalists in the bay area. one of them is a billionaire. president obama visited him first. they talked about the environment. i interviewed him this week. he said climate change is the issue of our time. i don't know if he pressed the president on it. >> and a billionaire environmental activist. he has been active on the keystone xl pipeline issue. >> that is right. this is important to environmentalists. they say this is the top thing president obama promised about his re-election. it will be number one or close to it. they need to hold him to it. tom is interesting. he is talked about already as somebody who might run for governor in california. he has already put $37 million of his own money in two ball
Mar 29, 2013 3:00pm PDT
system. claudette colvin joins us today for a rare interview. first, as president obama calls on congress to pass new gun control legislation, we will look at how the obama administration and the national rifle association are attempting to weaken international arms treaty at the un >> de un buys and sells almost as much weaponry -- the u.n. buys and sells almost as much weaponry. >> we will speak with andrew feinstein, author of, "the shadow world: inside the global arms trade." all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!,", the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. the proposed global arms treaty is stalled in talks at the united nations. but on thursday, iran, syria, north korea blocked adoption of the first international citing failure to ban weapons to armed rebel groups. despite the three countries' objections, the treaty is expected to come up for a vote in the general assembly next week. the talks mark the latest effort to craft a global standard for regulating the arms trade after the obama administration block an agreement last summer. we w
FOX News
Apr 5, 2013 8:00pm PDT
. economy today. the job market remains dismal. and obama care looks to be one of the reasons. we'll give you the hard, cold facts. >> bill: prison corruption in new orleans. shocking and disgraceful. will anything change in the big easy. >> i was more man sympathetic. >> even when you read about -- >> bill: robert redford exposes himself as a very radical guy. gutfeld and mcguirk has some comments on that. caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. >> bill: hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. looks like obama care is already descending into chaos. that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. devastating new jobs report out today says that if the same number of americans are were looking for work right now, as were looking for jobs in 2009, the unemployment rate would be about 11%. no question that after trillions of taxpayer dollars have been poured into the private marketplace by the obama administration, job growth remains awful. so why is that? the main culprit could be obama care which became law in 2010 with t
Mar 31, 2013 9:30pm EDT
white. swournl live at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. >> next the staff who raised money or the obama and romney campaigns talk about the 2012 election. . ter that q and a hen immigration legislation. >> this year we received a record 1,893 entries from over 3,500 students in c-span's student cam video competition. watch the top 25 winning videos with their message to the president, daily throughout april, beginning monday morning at 6:50 eastern on c-span and see all the winning documentaries online at >> next, a look at the record amounts of money raised in the 2012 campaign. juliana smoot headed the campaign operations for president obama and spencer zwick was chair for mitt romney in 2008 and 2012. they also talk about the significance of online donations and the influence of outside spending groups like superpacs. hosted by the university of chicago institute of politics, this is about an hour and a alf. >> thank you. and thanks everybody for oming. this is an exciting deal to have student of politics at the university of chicago as a chicago native, i'm just thrilled
Apr 5, 2013 2:00am PDT
saving ebert a seat. this morning's dish of scrambled politics. president obama is catching heat for a comment directed attica ma la harris. the president called harris quote, the best looking attorney general. some commentators called those comments sexist and unsettling. >>> a majority of americans support legalizing marijuana. 52% want pot approved for recreational use. this is the first time the majority favor it since the 1970s. alabama is going to grant pardon for the scottsboro boys. they were known for raining two white women. >>> three of president obama's force are foregoing 5% of their salary. janet napolitano -- >> mark zuckerberg is off to a bad start. it was supposed to launch next week. it's run into trouble with planning ideas. >>> actor ryan gosling is teaming up with animal rights group, pita speaking out about the dehorning of cows calling it cruel. they say the procedure is done out of safety. >>> the race for mayor in one illinois town is a family affair. windy casey wants to be mayor to turn things around. she is running against her son, randall. she isn't sure ra
FOX News
Apr 3, 2013 1:00am PDT
think this speaks of the episcopal church and not obama or the religious right. i would give the president the pass on this. >> charles krauthammer not all that angry about a washington pastor injecting race into the easter services attended by president obama. we'll talk to charles about that. >> bill: caution. you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. ♪ >> bill: hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. the left-wing media, rush lame because, and me. that is the subject of this evening's talking points memo. the two people, the liberal media fear most are radio guy rush limbaugh and me, your humble correspondent. that's because we both have powerful daily forums where we can explain what we believe is harmful to the country. recently on the net a number of left-wing media folks have tried to drum up a phony feud, citing divisions within the so-called conservative community. like they point to me and limbaugh as the primary example. the reportage is simply dishonest. the loons are taking my commentary out of context as they always do. i
Mar 31, 2013 6:00am EDT
reelection of the first african- american president, barack obama. because of this, this monumental occurrence, i wanted to find out how african- americans today feel about the obamas's presidency and if they feel their lives are better off having lived under the first four years under zero, and the prospect of an obama mensuration for the next -- first four years ofer obama and the prospect an obama administration for the next four years. question, most african american families fall within that category. the debate raises a question of how much entitlement security the government should make available to these citizens and who should bear the costs of such transfer payments. the issue being raised is whether this country's economic future is at risk because of the rising cost of entitlements heavy debt and deficits that follows. this dispute, no matter how it is resolved, will directly impact african-american families, more so than any of the population. his country has recently experienced the worst economic downturn since the great depression. we are seeing a decline in economic
FOX News
Apr 1, 2013 2:00pm PDT
yesterday including president obama. most of you probably didn't hear your priest or your pastor imply that half of the country were racist, massage nistic bigots. that was the easter sunday sermon for the president. the 63-year-old master at st. john's episcopal church in washington, d.c. used his pulpit to deliver a scathing attack on conservative christians. as reported by several muse outlets, he said, quote, it drives me crazy when the captains of the religion right are always calling us back, for blacks to be back in the bus, for women back in the kitchen, for immigrants to be back on their side of the border. and so i'm guessing, eric, this was a very different message than you heard yesterday in church and a lot of us out there. it does seem to mow on a day of inspiration and arguably the holiest day this was not the right message. >> probably not. my priest actually went through john 20 which is the verse that talks about when mary magdalene and found the tomb open and jesus' body gone and john also said he was one of the disciples who ran fast to the tomb and basically callin
Mar 31, 2013 6:30pm EDT
well, gosh, i wonder how i'm going to met at the institute of politics and president barack obama's back yard. and i have to compliment everyone here at the institute of politics for the way you have welcomed not just me but other members of the romney campaign, so thank you for allowing conversations like this to take place where we can look beyond the partisan nature of politics and have a real conversation about political campaigns and what's happeningo . to answer your question, jonathan, we raised just under $950 million for the romney campaign. now, that includes money that was raised of course in the primary that we raised and spent in the primary, about $100 million. we weren't able to use in the general election. you look at the overall spending of the romney campaign , about 2/3 of it really went into advertising of some kind, whether that was web advertising or tv advertising. and the other sort of largest line item was other than get out the vote political a ratous, whether it was done through the digital team or the political field operations. but those are the biggest
Apr 6, 2013 12:30pm PDT
and, quite frankly, if i were barack obama, in the last analysis to prevent a war, i would call him up on the telephone and say, i want to talk to you. >> why is kim pushing obama's button? >> because he's the third generation, and he's 29 or 30 years old. he's proving himself as the new leader of north korea. and he's playing the same kind of brinksmanship that his father and his grandfather played before him. i think just about everyone of these steps has been done before. they've shut down the factory zone that's inside north korea. they have threatened -- made all these threats before. they've shut down and started these nuclear facilities. so we've seen this movie many times before. the nervousness is whether this young man knows how to play brinksmanship as skillfully as his fore bearers, that he won't know when to stop, and that really sort of an accidental war could begin. so i think the administration so far is playing it pretty well. they're putting a missile defense system in place. they're upping the exercises that are done every year, and they're relying on china, which
FOX News
Apr 5, 2013 3:00pm PDT
house budget and workforce committees. >> obama policies for this economy aren't working. we need to get back to fiscal discipline and major tax reform. >> now for the bright spots. the field of professional and business services added 51,000 jobs last month, more than 1/5th of those in accounting and bookkeeping. healthcare kept up its steady growth adding 12,000 jobs. three quarters of those in hospitals. construction employment continued its upward trend. >> more on all of this with the panel. thank you. wall street did not take the jobs news well. the dow dropped 41. the s&p 500 gave back 7. nasdaq lost 21. now, to the president's budget, which is officially two months over due. we are getting a preview of it tonight. here is chief out when correspondent ed henry. >> president obama has finally brought all sides together over a budget. the left apoplectic about cuts to social security. the right furious about more tax increases and even his own aides suggest he is not too sold on the plan either. >> he was not what he would do if he were king or only people who supported his p
Apr 3, 2013 3:00pm PDT
, president obama on the offensive many moments ago he delivered a passionate speech in denver, just miles from the aurora movie theater where 12 people were shot dead last summer. the president was there calling for action on gun reform and demanding new laws on universal background checks. >> it's commonsense a, by the way, most gun owners, more than 80% agree this makes sense. more than 70% of nra members agree. 90% of the american people agree. so there's no reason we can't do this unless politics is getting in the way. >> the president's right. around 90% of americans support background checks. 87% in a new poll out today. 87% can't agree on anything. this shouldn't be hard. it's clear the american people want change on a range of issues, on stricter gun sale laws, democrats, independents, and the majority of americans want reform. just one problem. republicans don't. on immigration, again, a majority of americans are for path to citizenship. but not the republicans. on gay marriage, once again, a majority of americans, including independents, want change. and, again, republican
FOX Business
Apr 3, 2013 10:00pm EDT
will be joined by texas attorney general greg abbott's and president obama ting his gun-control campaign on the road to colorado, a state that is already taking the assault on the second amendment into its own hands. foxes and politics other, democratic strategist. we begin tonight with president obama on the road tonight campaigning for and control and raising big money for his party. present abolished his anti-gun agenda before a sympathetic audience at a state that has seen to mass murders at the hands of deranged gunman i columbine and over or. this is more analysts believe the chances of the senate passing in control now fading. fox news chief white house correspondent ed henry is there with the president. >> as president obama continued his campaign for gun control and caught up today, the issue crashed into political reality back in washington with the senior adviser acknowledging they may get no gun legislation at all, not even a watered-down version a sea-land republicans. >> if they decide it will block it, they can. i think there are -- their will be consequences. >>
FOX News
Apr 4, 2013 10:00pm PDT
? >> what is an obama care navigator? >> there is so many different sub plots and narrate ives, there. >> tens of thousands of them could be paid up to $48 an hour. >> going to be very, very exciting. but we have is to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it. >> what this means is obama care, the government is going to hire tens of thousands of community activists, you know what they are going to be doing? registering people to vote. that is what they are going to be doing. >> we are talking about a defactor army and registration army. >> under the guise of walking you through, navigating you through the labyrinth of how to sign up for obama care. >> if you like your doctor, you will be able to keep your doctor. >> you and i are paying for this. >> cancer drug costs for some medicare patients and that is blamed on the sequester. >> it is not obama care, of course not. but it is the sequester. see, it is not obama care. you cancer patients are being turned away from treatment because of the sequester. because of the republicans. the republicans had nothing to do with denyi
Apr 5, 2013 1:00pm PDT
includes possible cuts to social security. president obama on defense on the economy. the national lead, a federal judge rules that girls of every age can get the morning after pill and the only person who will know about it is the cashier at walgreens. the politics lead, if you said it you might find yourself in the human resources complaint department. president obama now apologizing to this state attorney general. we'll tell you why. >>> we begin today with the money lead. the bell ringing on wall street ending the week on a sour note after a dismal jobs report dragged the dow to a loss. nearly 500,000 people gave up looking for jobs last month. their exit from the work force had the deceptive effect of dropping the unemployment rate to 7.6%. the economy only added 88,000 jobs in the month of march. not enough to keep up with population growth. our alison kosik is standing by at the new york stock exchange. alison, companies have money. why are companies not hiring? >> you know what this is about, jake? it's about uncertainty of what's coming, what's ahead. what we saw were comp
Comedy Central
Apr 5, 2013 6:55pm PDT
agree with you more. thanks, foodies, good night. [ applause ] >> stephen: tonight, the obama adminstration launches a new science initative. we already have the potato clock, what more is there to know? [laughter] and my guest, nih director, dr. francis collins, is trying to map the human brain. thank god. i get lost up there all the time. [laughter] the queen of england got a $7.5 million raise. it was that or lose her to the miami heat. [laughter] this is "the colbert report!" ["the colbert report" theme music playing] [crowd chanting "stephen!"] [cheers and applause] [cheers and applause] ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the report. thank you for joining us. [cheers and applause] thank you so much. i appreciate it. [cheers and applause] thank you. [cheers and applause] thank you, ladies and gentlemen. ladies and gentlemen, i want to thank you. that say warm n welcome, the kind we would give any visitor from buffalo. [ laughter ] who wanted to come down here. we don't bite much. [ laughter ] nation, there are reasons for some people to be afraid and some people to if you ar
Apr 3, 2013 6:00pm PDT
. the dominant message for president obama tonight is say no to the proposed keystone oil pipeline. now, the president may hear about these protesters out here, but it's not clear if he'll ever actually see them. police and secret service have blocked off the streets here around the getty mansion. that, of course, is where the president obama, mr. obama, will be attending a democratic fund-raisers tonight. it's an annual fund-raisers. last year it raised $1.7 million. the protesters are hoping to get his attention. this would be his second stop of the night. so first we want to toss to mike mibach, who is in the city's sea cliff neighborhood, where they're also waiting for the president's arrival. mike? >> reporter: eric, security is very tight here in sea cliff. we just got word from an officer that this neighborhood is in lockdown. that means residents are not even being allowed to get into their homes now that the president is so close to arriving here. mr. obama coming to the neighborhood for a private fund- raising cocktail party being hosted by billionaire tom steyer. steyer,
FOX Business
Mar 29, 2013 7:00pm EDT
could friday. president obama today on the road campaigning for even more federal spending. president obama pushing congress for more than $20 billion in infrastructure spending that he is proposing, despite the nearly $100 billion that his stimulus has already to have already allocated to so-called shovel-ready projects. this new round of proposed spending is expected to be included in the president's budget, one that is already two months late, not expected to be made public until april 10th at the earliest. incredibly, president obama telling congress that this proposal should not be a partisan issue. >> this should not be a partisan idea. you know, i know washington people just like to argue. i guess it gets them on tv. but the fact is, you have the chamber of commerce and the afl-cio agreeing to a better infrastructure, knowing that it will of both businesses and workers. if you have a chamber and the unions agreeing and the politicians should be allowed to agree, to. lou: in other words, he just wants everyone to agree because the chamber of commerce and the afl-cio d
Apr 5, 2013 5:35am PDT
quieren extenderlo asant san antonio. >> el presidente barack obama dice que sera difícil aprobar una ley de control de armas más que una reforma migratoria, dicen que se sienten optimistas que la reforma sea aprobada los próximos meses >> un grupo entr 2 a 6 jóvenes afroamericanos atacan a la gente, que creen que son inmigrante, dicen que son jóvenes armados >> no solo el presidente esta optimista, el próximo martes el senado discute la reforma migratoria, luis guitierrez nos cuenta. >> el influyente congresista luis guiterrez nos habla en terminos especificos que la cámara de representantes trbaja en 3 leyes para la legalizacion para dreames, para empleadores y trabajadores y para quienes soliciten status profesional, pero eto no debe causar alarma >> no debe sorprender a nadie que se propone y se tenga distintos caminos a la legalización final, que es la ciudadania >> enfatizó que los millones de indocumentados son distintos y que se hombre able de categoria es normal al igual que la amnistia del 86 >> era distinto que el que lavaba trastes en el barrio , >> sus declaracion
Mar 29, 2013 12:00am PDT
obama wants to deliver change we can believe in but he can't do it alone. it's thursday march 28th. i'm alex wagner. this is "now." >>> want to make sure every american is listening today. >> the president's in-box is at capacity. gun control. immigration reform and that whole grand bargain thing. how much power does he have to get it done? david axelrod breaks it down. does politics imitate art? oscar winner barry levinson and "new york times" frank bruney on the culture curve. the rominee returns. mitt tries to convince us he's normal. >> the market is surging but the paychecks are paltry. what gives with the american economy. >>> have some inner growth i never experienced. >>> and disgraced governor turned drug counselor jim mcgreevey talks redemption and second chances. >>> surrounded by mothers who lost children to gun violence, this afternoon, president obama remembered the tragedy in newtown, connecticut. >> shame on us if we've forgotten. i haven't forgotten those kids. shame on us if we've forgotten. >> that line highlighted the fundamental problem for the white house. it'
FOX News
Mar 30, 2013 10:00am PDT
accident since february. the other two incidents left 14 marines dead. >> a special obama clin-- special dental clinic is looking at filthy conditions at a dental office. is this woman's eight-year-old daughter among them? >> it's just wrong. if you can't trust a doctor and a dentist, and the people that are supposed to do right by you, who can you trust? >> our david lee miller has been following the story and joins us now with more story. it's disturbing for parents out there or people in general. >> reporter: bad going to the dentist, but former patients of the former dr. harrington will never go to the dentist again. the people who saw the doctor may have been exposed to hiv and hepatitis. and state inspectors found rusty instruments and contaminated drug vials and improperly sterilized instruments. more than 75 people in line waiting to undergo the free tests. officials say it's first come, first serve. former patients say they feel betrayed by a man who was supposed to protect their health. >> god forbid something happens, i'll be jeopardized my entire life. >> you can't
FOX News
Apr 3, 2013 3:00pm PDT
with the president in denver and has reaction from the obama administration . we begin with mike emanuel on the latest north korea threat. >> good evening, north korea ratified attack plans with the united states and involving a diversified nuclear strike and latest example of heated rhetoric that could easily escalate. defense secretary chug hagel is taking pyongyang seriously. >> as they have ratcheted up the beliicose dangerous rhetoric and the actions they have taken over the last few weeks present a real and clear danger and threat to the interest certainly of our allice starting with south korea. >> hagel told the military audience that the u.s. is trying to defuse thuation with china and others . the pentagon is dealing with spending cuts starting this year. >> the sequester cut because it falls heavily on operations. it is already having a disruptive and potentially damaging impact on the force. >> it could affect moral and impact productivity and the defense is addressing the cuts, hagel said it is just the beginning. >> fiscal realities demand another hard look at perso
Apr 5, 2013 4:00pm PDT
community is on edge. plus, everyone is bashing president obama's new budget plan including the president. and new tensions in north korea as the country loads up a second missile that has the range to strike an american territory. let's go "outfront." hello. i'm jake tapper. erin burnett has the night off. "outfront" tonight, fear and anxiety in texas. no new leads, no new suspects, and no end to the uneasiness in kaufman county, texas, over who gunned down their district attorney and his wife. a shakenmourned the loss as the couple was laid to rest. their murders are part of a troubling trend across this country, a spike of violence against law enforcement officials. mcclelland's d was killed two months ago. his killer remains at large. colorado's prison chief was murdered last month. the man suspected in his death was killed in a shootout by the police. authorities are still looking for a member of a white supremacist group that might have been involved and a west virginia sheriff shot to death while eating lunch in his car. his killer is in the hospital after being shot by p
FOX News
Apr 5, 2013 11:00pm PDT
>> there is a lot of good looking women in california and president obama noticed one of them this week and he is in trouble, but not with mrs. obama. some liberals are upset with the president is saying the state attorney general pamela harris is easy on the eyes. during a fund-raiser, she is quote, by far the best looking attorney general in the country. now is this really a big deal or much to do about nothing? >> greg: this was a complete horrifying attack on eric holder [ laughter ] >> he was working closely with obama, what am i? he trims his mustache and what does obama do, by the way, baby says good looking a lot. he said it to me many times. if we don't think it's a big deal, i can't get angry. she is good looking. >> andrea: they have a close relationship and they have been friends for years. is it unprofessional for the president or any man to comment on a woman's look in the workplace. >> dana: i think it's all relative. there is a time and place for everything. he saw it as compliment to her. some liberals as how angry and crazy some on the left can be. >> it was angry
Apr 1, 2013 9:00am PDT
turn 18. the 6th of november was one heck of a wake-up call to republicans when president obama got 71% of the latino vote. and it had a lot to do with the semantics and how they deal with the issue of immigration reform. and if there isn't a change in the future, that 71% could be set in stone. and then let's see the republicans have a good time trying to elect a national figure, if 71% of the largest minority in the country is held-bent on opposing them. >> i want to bring in the panel. that's a great point that jose makes, because african-americans used to be where latinos are right now. in the 1960s, republicans still had a decent shot of getting a third to a 40% of the african-american vote. chris cillizza has a piece today which he talks about marco rubio and the predicament he finds himself in. the statement that marco rubio made this weekend as a an attempt to slow down the momentum on a deal on immigration. insuring if schumer's declaration that it's all over but the shouting. at the end of the day, right, rubio is trying to insure that the constant narrative that republica
Apr 5, 2013 3:00am PDT
obama back in the white house came in late last night after a two-day fund-raising swing through the san francisco bay area the big news up in connecticut yesterday, governor daniel malloy signed into law the toughest gun safety laws in the nation. it covers the waterfront passed with overwhelming bipartisan support, it includes expanding connecticut's existing ban on assault weapons, a ban on high-capacity magazines, includes a background check on every purchase of a gun, and includes money for mental health. if the connecticut legislature can do it, why can't the congress. that question and more right here on current tv. heard the president say the other night? is this personal or is it political? a lot of my work happens by doing the things that i am given to doing anyway. staying in tough with everything that is my own nuance on it. not only does senator rubio just care about rich people but somehow he thinks raising the minimum wage is a bad idea for the middle class. but we do care about them, right? vo: the war room monday to thursday at 6 eastern alright, in 15 minutes we're
Apr 3, 2013 5:00pm PDT
active scene in san francisco. as you can see, president obama is giving back of his money, returning 5% of his pay in support of the thousands of furloughed workers. his base salary is $500,000 a year. 5% is $20,000, he will refund that money directly to the u.s. treasury. we want to know how much you will pay to dine with the president. call this number, text one for 500 to a thousand dollars, text two for a thousand to 1500, and text three, for more. text 4 if you wouldn't pay at all. and tweet us at nbc bay area. >>> and earlier, president obama was in colorado pushing for new gun control measures. as he spoke, lawmakers in connecticut spent hours debating on what are supposed to be the most restrictive gun laws in the country. it would restrict the high-capacity magazines, expand the checks to all gun sales, fund the security upgrades and improve mental health coverage. it is in response to sandy hook elementary school shooting, that killed 26 children and six adults last december. >> i want the legislature to craft laws that protect people, while not violating the law
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to reach minority voters who voted by huge margins for president obama last november. 93% of african americans. 73% of asian americans. 71% of hispanic americans. the gop is holding listening sessions across the country to figure out why minority voters were turned off by the party's 2012 message. it's also sending canvass to areas republicans rarely go. by order of republican national chairman the party has issued a blunt assessment of its problem that details why when it comes to the presidential level the party leaves the impression that it, quote, not care about people, unquote. >> question, is this public -- republican soul searching a bad idea? is it overkill, pat buchanan? >> there's nothing wrong with soul searching, john, but they better look at reality. african americans, hispanics, and asian americans are now roughly 40% of the entire population and 30% of the electorate, and they vote 80% democratic, and they are growing, where as the white population which votes three to two republican is diminishing. the problem is for the republican party, as more america becomes -- lo
Mar 31, 2013 5:00am PDT
criticism on the president he's hating on him. >> with regard to barack obama. zee to respect him, we have to protect him and at times we have to correct him. he ain't god. he don't walk on water. we have to respect him, protect him from all of these vicious and racist attacks, but correct him when he's wrong and the irony of the whole obama-tavist drama was that i was not doing anything i had not always done. so if i can take bill clinton on and you know if i can take clinton on, you know i'll have something to say about george bush, then how all of a sudden with integrity am i not supposed to hold this man accountable? i understood it 400 years back we waited for this moment and they wanted to see barack obama elected by any means necessary. i airnt stuck on stupid. i get that. his job is to get elected. my job was, is and will always be so long as i have a voice in love and respectfully to hold him accountable to the best interest of black people and there's a lot of stuff he's done right, but there are other things we have to hold him accountable for, these wars are wrong. not add
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